Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
game. san francisco's top priority is stopping aaron rogers. it's a very tough task. but the 49ers defense is ranked third in the league. and they're ready to rattle the reigning mvp. >> i think he's a little more comfortable in the pocket. he's had a lot more plays. and he's one of the most familiar quarterbacks in the nfl. he definitely has improved from week one. >> aaron rodgers does a great job of disguising things and looking safeties and cornerbacks off. we just have to have our discipline and try to stay on top of those guys and make it as hard as we can for him. >>> over to college football. the guys on the farm could use a couple of tight ends. zach ertz has decided to forgo his final year of eligible and declare for the draft. ertz led the team in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns. he's a potential first-round pick. also, his teammate, lavigne is leaving school early to enter the nfl draft. best of luck to those guys. >>> over to the bcs national championship game. notre dame and alabama. first possession of the game. and he's gone. 20-yard t.d. run. 'bama, they
Jan 17, 2013 10:00pm PST
it's not about his records, like mark mcgwire relative to roger marist, or barry bonds relative to hank aaron. most americans don't really care about those people. lance armstrong was a bigger-than-life character. it's about him as a person. so he faces a different sort of uphill climb when it comes to rehabilitating his image, if that's even possible. it's clear that he cheated, even if everyone else was doing it, he doped and he cheated. he lied about it repeatedly and aggressively. and he damaged and defamed other people and did so aggressively and repeatedly over a long period of time when they dared to challenge him. and then the last thing is that many people will now say that he confesses only when he has run out of all other options. and this is the only course left to take. >> you touched on livestrong. this is hardly victimless. there is a charity that he himself set up. there's all his friends, teammates, everyone who's touched his life all these years. >> there are going to be those who will say that in spite of all his misdeeds and he repeatedly said tonight that he
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
. for more have advanced to the second round. aaron rodgers and the packer will have to pack their bags and take a trip to candle stick at 5:00. week one. rogers ready to come back home. he's looking for a win. >> chico is in northern california, san francisco, i would say it's bay area. so it's, you know, it will be fun to go back to the west coast. a lot of people in the area. hopefully get a lot of cheese heads from chico coming down to the game and be a good test. >> and, of course, we want you to steak with nbc bay area as the 49ers continue their quest for the sixth lombardi trophy. kris? >> the cheese heads for chico. can't wait to see him. thanks, henry. >>> just ahead, one of the hottest festivals suddenly pricing some people out. but there is still a way to grab an affordable ticket. we'll show you how you can do it. >>> and the city of san jose does something it's never done before. >>> san jose's newest city council member is making history. he was sworn in today to represent district ten which includes all of death valley and parts of san jose. he is the first arab-american
Jan 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
to the second round. aaron rodgers and the packers will have to pack their bags and make a trip to face the 49ers at candlestick saturday. 49ers beat the pack in the regular season opener. rogers clad to be back in california. that's going to be a real good game. stick around. nbc bay area and comcast sportsnet for the latest on the 49ers quest for their sixth lombardi trophy. >> that's what we're all hoping for. thank you very much, henry. and thank you for choosing nbc bay area at 6:00. we will see you back here with the latest local news tonight at 11:00.